Free access to facilities for national sports people in Oxford (formerly known as FANS)
Information and conditions
To be eligible for the scheme you must be:
- A resident for the majority of the year in the City of Oxford (full time students whose parents/guardians reside in Oxford are eligible) and
- A current member of a national team or squad in a sport recognised by Sport England* and/or
- Currently listed in the top 10 of any national age group ranking in a sport recognised by Sport England*
A list of eligible sports can be found on the Sport England website. Further eligibility and conditions are available on the Fusion Sporting Academy website.
*Supporting evidence or confirmation of a sports person's current involvement at a national level will be required from the appropriate National Governing Body of sport (e.g. a letter from your NGB inviting you to a national/international competition, results, ranking verification).
Facilities that are part of this scheme
Accepted athletes will be able to access the six participating leisure centres in Oxford: